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Nov 16, 2012 3:00pm PST
. political scholar at the political enterprise institute. >> as the twimpgy goes, so goes america. well, let's hope not anyway. we'll tell you what the demise of the snack with the snack in the middle has to do with organized labor. >> and the freshman from the great state of michigan. don't get too attached to him. he will only go to congress for seven weeks. >> and later on the front lines of health care with our doctor office of last resort. a few film takes us inside the waiting room. >> three in the hallway. and you are going to get your five and discharge somebody else. hershey's drops. a lot of hershey's happiness in little drops of milk chocolate. and cookies n creme. pure hershey's. >> you're back inside the war room. we spent a lot of type covering the election this year but with so many races, some flew under the radar and one was the special election for michigan's 11th district. ed thatious mccoter resigned in july because of the signatures on his election petition, many were invalid. enterdavid curson.
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Nov 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
in america are seen as in exorablely linked. we are connected in all manner of ways unseen. there will come a moment tomorrow between anxious and celebration, between hope and despair where this country will do something so rare and special that history has no precedent against measure it. it will once again defer to the will of the people who will freely choose who they shall be governed by and our remarkable story will continue. >> the fight is as old as this country itself, the battle for that most basic right of every american, the right to vote. the most contentious battles are waged in the swing states of ohio and florida. in miami this weekend voters waited up to nine hours to cast in person absentee ballots only to have election officials shut down the polls because they claimed not enough have resources or staff to be able to complete the job. one voter shut out after waiting two hours with their grandson told the miami herald: after protests and those calls to let us vote, the polls did reopen and people voled until 1:00 a.m. but governor rick scott refused to extend any early vot
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Nov 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
tonight is that it is such an america in the 21st century story. it's politics and it is personalities. it is old technology versus new. it is about adapting our culture and our lives and our work force and our economy to a world that changes so fast that if you blink, you're already two steps behind the other guy. and we're going to explore all of that tonight. i can't wait! so if you own a car if you've ever ridden in a car, you should definitely stick around and proudly call up any of your friends who have done the same and tell them to watch as well. it is "the war room" on a tuesday night. we're just getting revved up for a big hour on the future of our country. answer in a moment. fruit just got cooler. fruit on one side, cool on the other. ice breakers duo. a fruity, cool way to break the ice. brought to you by ice breakers mints. break the ice. at cepacol we've heard people are going to extremes to relieve their sore throats. oh, okay, you don't need to do that. but i don't want any more of the usual lozenges a
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Nov 27, 2012 9:00pm PST
is that it is such an america in the 21st century story. it's politics and it is personalities. it is old technology versus new. it is about adapting our culture and our lives and our work force and our economy to a world that changes so fast that if you blink, you're already two steps behind the other guy. and we're going to explore all of that tonight. i can't wait! so if you own a car if you've ever ridden in a car, you should definitely stick around and proudly call up any of your friends who have done the same and tell them to watch as well. it is "the war room" on a tuesday night. we're just getting revved up for a big hour on the future of our country. >> jennifer: of course all of the domestic auto industry are spending money investing in electric vehicles, ford is, chrysler is. of course, general motors is as well. spending big bucks actually to promote the chevy volt. maybe you've seen the commercials. >> over the course of the year the average driver goes around 15,000 miles. the average new car has a fuel economy of abo
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Nov 8, 2012 7:00pm PST
-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ ♪ >> jennifer: the election's over so it's time again for president obama to lead us all and right now the white house is likely sifting through what he's going to be leaning on in the second term agenda. president obama's going to likely stake out his ground on some important issues. we know fiscal reform is coming because of the fiscal cliff. we know immigration because he certainly has said that and it might be an easy way to go. with the republicans who need to make some inroads with the hispanic community and climate change is something that he has said that he wants to work on obviously clean energy jobs. he knows he's going to have to compromise though to get anything through the republican house. the question was going to be how much will the republicans be willing to compromise with him? now, an nbc news "wall street journal" poll from late october shows that 75% of americans want congress
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Nov 28, 2012 7:00pm PST
the republican party. we have to embrace the entire fabric of america. if you were to look at the house republicans as a math, there aren't a lot of options there. there aren't a whole lot of women, a whole lot of people of color to choose from. it's important to note there have been big gains in leadership rogers, wag nurse of missouri. in the way of an election, you saw very big divide between the people who had supported the president's reelection and mitt romney. >> for sure. we often wonder why legislation like, you know, the violence against women act or other important legislation the people really like, wonder why it's stalled. from your experience, do you think it's credible to conclude that the lack of die seriousty among committee chairs contributes to grid lock. >> there's no question especially looking at the republican side of the aisle. there is a gender gap. there is quite a bit of grid lock in washington. speaking specifically about the violence against women act something i would argue with any issue like this is an issue that deals with domestic violence, rape, sexual
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Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
across america people are using lysol in hundreds of unexpected ways to help keep their homes healthy. ben's mom uses it around the bathtub, the last place where she wants to find mold. lysol disinfectant spray kills mold and unlike clorox clean-up it's approved to keep it from growing back for up to a week. join the mission for health. see how people everywhere are using lysol disinfectant spray and share your own story on facebook. >> jennifer: what a difference a day makes, yesterday we discussed administration turnover, but tonight president obama has a new unexpected high-level post to fill in his second term. the cia director resigned sending colleagues a message saying, quote . . . fred caplin is reporting that the affair with his his biographer. the white house released a statement saying he was outstanding, and thanked him for his service. with us for analysis of what the absence of patras means is jeanine. thanks for joining us. we also have news that a woman -- paula broodwell -- this again is nbc reporting, it was under an fbi investigation over acces
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Oct 31, 2012 9:00pm PDT
this money that america will have to spend to recover from it it. >> eliot: the ex-spans and swath from new jersey, pennsylvania upwards, the devastation is huge. the economic toll, the cost of human life enormous, and awful to see. brandi hitt, thank you for joining us tonight. >> eliot: highlighting the emergency management agency. does mitt romney still >> eliot: natural disasters can i an unpleasant but strong reminder of the benefits and importance of a strong federal government. just don't tell the republicans. or more specifically mitt romney. here is romney during the g.o.p. primary debates in june of last year. >> fema is about to run out of money, and some people say it's on a case by case basis. how do you deal with something like that? >> absolutely. every time you have an occasion that takes something from the federal government and send it back to the states, that's the right direction. and if you can go any further and send it back to the private sector that's even better. we cannot afford to do those things without jeopardizing the future for our kids. it is simply immoral i
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Nov 29, 2012 7:00pm PST
. it is a fantastic large chapter in america's story. and nobody better to write it, really appreciate you coming inside "the war room" to share it with us. >> thank you. >> jennifer: that's jon meacham author of thomas jefferson the arts of power. up next, after hearing about one of our founding fathers it's fit to go ask what would we do without the house of representatives? it's a loaded question if ever there was one we'll discuss their role in the fiscal cliff nopeses right afternegotiations right after this. >>you couldn't say it any more powerfully than that. >> current tv, on the roll. (vo)followed by humor and politics with a west coast edge. >>ah, thank you. >>it really is incredible. (vo)bill press and stephanie miller, current's morning news block. weekdays six to noon. before the sneeze, help protect with a spray. before the tissue, help defend with a wipe. before the cold & flu season help prevent with lysol. because when you have 10 times more protection with each hand wash... and kill 99.9% of germs around the house with each spray... those
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Nov 8, 2012 9:00pm PST
everyone is ready with the know-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ ♪ >> jennifer: you are back inside "the war room." i'm jennifer granholm. so with the election in his rear-view mirror, president obama is starting to focus on his top goals for his second term. his cabinet and his white house staff are going to be the people who help to shape that agenda. we all know that several members of the administration including the secretary of state, hillary clinton, have already signaled they're not going to be sticking around for the second term. others do want to stay but perhaps in different roles. so this is the famous parlor game that we political junkies love to play. who's staying who's going who might be coming in and joining us from washington tonight with a few educated guesses is somebody who knows the lay of the land very well, democratic strategist peter fenn. peter, welcome back. quite a week, huh? >> thanks. quite a week.
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Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
know in our hearts for the united states of america the best is yet to come. [ cheers ] >> but it wasn't such a good night for the republicans who can't seem to get it. poor things. they have got their blinders on. they have got their feet in cement. they are still refusing to acknowledge that the world has evolved; that their universe of while maleness deficit obsession, zero tax pledges, and their 20th century love affair with trickle down is no more. the world has changed, the american people have grown. minorities are occupying a larger and larger sector of the government. women have been able to vote for a while now. people understand when they have been given the shaft, and yet the republicans have their fingers firmly inserted in their ears, eyes closed granting nah, nah, nah, nah, because what they really believe is they can make up for the changing demographics by changes us. instead of trying to win over the american people with good ideas and smart policy they tried to pull the wool over our eyes. they tried to hood wing us. how? let me c
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Nov 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
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Nov 21, 2012 7:00pm PST
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Nov 21, 2012 9:00pm PST
child of the de-industrialization of america, but i know the city more deeply than that. my husband and i were married in detroit. we lived and worked in detroit. our first home was in detroit. our oldest children were born in detroit. i have seen and lived and held its good and its bad, and there are lots of both. and you have no doubt heard lots about the bad, but you haven't heard, i'm sure of it the love story. there are lots of us who love detroit bruises and all, and today there's are signs of life green shoots rising up a phoenix rising from the ashes. joining me now from detroit is mark binelli, author of a terrific new book "detroit city is the place to be." mark, thank you so much for joining us inside "the war room." >> thanks so much for having me. >> jennifer: you bet. i thoroughly enjoyed for those of you who aren't so familiar with detroit, let me start with the obvious, how has the auto industry's come back played a role in the city's rebirth? >> that's where the book started. it was originally a story for the rolling stone, which i went back to c
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Nov 2, 2012 9:00pm PDT
something done. dr. jeff every. thank you. >> jennifer: we'll break down the numbers for america's improving economy. you're in "the war room" in america's >> the same path we're on means 20 trillion-dollar in debt in four years. it means crippling unemployment continues. it means stagnant take home pay depressed home values, and a devastated military. and unless we change course we may well be looking at another recession. >> jennifer: hmm, that's mitt romney reacting to today's jobs report. i'm just wondering if he read the same report that i did. according to the bureau of labor statistics employers added more than 170,000 jobs last month and including in shah thanksgiving is a 30,000 jump in manufacturing, and 84 more 84,000 more positions than previously thought. with me, previous chairman of president obama council of economic advisers, and mark zandi, from moody's analytic, welcome inside "the war room." >> great to see you again governor. >> jennifer: can you explain why the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9 when the economy did add more than 170,000 new jobs. >> it's largely becaus
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Nov 13, 2012 9:00pm PST
up next, more of our series feeding the need. the new face of hunger in america is one you're not used to seeing. we'll take a look a [ male announcer ] you like who you are... and you learned something along the way. this is the age of knowing what you're made of. so, why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. 20 million men already have. ask if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain; it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease or loss in vision or hearing. this is the age of taking action. viagra. talk to your doctor. see if america's most prescribed ed treatment is right for you. [ forsythe ] we don't just come up here for the view up
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Nov 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
in this country in america that could put women in a similar position. in ohio lawmakers are going to consider a fetal heartbeat bill this session. the bill would do what happened in ireland. it would make abortion a crime as soon as a fetal heartbeat is detected. that could happen before a woman even knows that she's pregnant. this is not just a fringe bees piece of legislation. it now has 50 cosponsors. in ohio, 2012, 50 cosponsors. in may they spoke on the state house steps. >> for the glory of god and the advancement of christian faith. we need to remind that james madison said that basically the error of roe v. wade has led to tierny of our land. >> jennifer: you want to talk about tyranny of taking over a woman's body, her own health, her own life. that's tyranny. today the ohio's house health committee voted to defund, you guessed it, planned parenthood. that bill is going to the house bill for debate. joining me now kellie copeland. kellie is coming to us via skype from akron ohio. welcome inside "the war room." >> thank you for having me. >> jennifer: you bet. just curious about the f
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00pm PST
's edition of our series look at hunger in america currently feeding the need. we look at the problem of mothers and children going hungry. if the domestic spending cuts go through, $543 million is scheduled to be slashed from the budget of wic, the women infant and children's nutrition program. wic provides checks and vouchers to about nine million new and expect act mothers -- expectant mothers for nutritious food. joining me now is mariana chilton, the founder of witnesses to hunger. and she's the director of the center for hunger-free communities. dr. chilton joins us from philadelphia where she's an associate professor at drexel university's school of public health. thanks for coming inside "the war room." >> thank you so much for having me. i'm happy to be here. >> jennifer: you bet. let's just take the big picture first. how would the wic program change if the $543 million are realized. what would it mean for people on the ground? >> well, i think it is most important that wic is not protected if we have t
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Oct 31, 2012 7:00pm PDT
predict a strong center left-wing for the united states of america. >> jennifer: that is duf sundheim, and christine pell low sa thanks you guys so much. up next negative ads are cold and calculating and have been around longer than you would think. >> every politician wants you to believe that richard nixon is, quote, serious. it's a step towards normal. it's why allstate catastrophe teams not only have hot coffee and help for grownups... they've also handed out more than twelve thousand teddy bears to kids. people come first... everything else is second. that's allstate's stand. are you in good hands? ♪ >> read my lips. ♪ >> obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy and sold chrysler to china who will start building jeeps. >> jennifer: fact check.org calls the commercial deceptive, misleading and out-right false. those truth-seeking organizations are really a relatively new phenomenon and as barry link tells us in part three of our series the selling of the president, in the past many false claims went unchecked. >> michael dukakis saw his fortunes contain in
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Nov 19, 2012 7:00pm PST
it is america's longest war. and at least 2025 members of the u.s. military have died. and among the dead with eight u.s. troops that died during the battle of kamdesh. they within stationed at combat outpost keating. in a few book "the outpost, an untold story of american valor," jake tapper tells us what really happened there. jake welcome inside "the war room." >> thanks, governor, great to be here. >> jennifer: so tell everybody what happened and why you wrote this story about the eight members of the u.s. military were killed. >> well, my son was born on october 2nd, 2009, and a day later i was in the recovery room with my wife holding my son and i saw out of the corner of my eye about this attack of about 400 taliban attacking roughly 50 u.s. soldiers who were in this incredibly vulnerable outpost, and as i was holding my son i heard about eight other sons were all died in some act of heroism. and this became a story i wanted to know more and more about, and nobody else was writing it. nobody was answering the questions i had in my mind and it became a history of
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Nov 26, 2012 7:00pm PST
of people feel this is inevitable and this is what america is going to look like. >> there is two ways basically to answer the question. we've come an awful long way in the 44 years since stonewall right, but really, the hard work, the hard miles are still ahead of us, in spite of the fact that we have marriage equality in nine states and the district of columbia, the truth is you can still be fired based on your sexual orientation or gender identity. there is really sparse relationship recognition or the recognition of gay and lesbian families across this country. so while we definitely have amazing victories to celebrate coming out of election day this year, the truth is that we have an awful long journey ahead of us. the one point i would definitely agree with you and i think there is absolute evidence of this fact is that really marriage equality, it is a question of when and no longer if in this country. >> yeah, and that's what i feel, but, you know, i can't help but think we just had julian bond on the show, he was fighting 50 years ago for the right to vote and here they are th
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Nov 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
energy. things like solar panels, wind turbines, they should be made here in america. we shouldn't have to buy them from finland or from china. there are already leaders stepping up to bat on this issue. there is a bipartisan slate of brave, truth tellers. you've seen it this week. mayor bloomberg. governor cuomo. governor chris christie. president obama. and when we are fortunate enough to see the president-elected to that second term, that group needs to take this agenda to congress and pass it within 100 days. lead gentlemen! lead! and we, you and i, need to pressure them to do it. the hurricane has forced the issue. now it is up to us to take action on it for the good of the nation. joining me now via skype is james west, editor of climate desk who has been reporting on the aftermath of the storm. james is coming to us from the ground in new york and for the latest, he's going to tell us what's going on. thanks so much for joining us in "the war room" tonight james. >> governor, great to be here. >> jenn
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Nov 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
are nothing short of heroic, but the obstacles that our veterans face back here in america is nothing short of tragic. we'll shift our focus over to what must be done to help our returning veterans here at home. that's next stay with us. >>i jump out of my skin at people when i'm upset. they're doing this this corruption based on corruption based on corruption. >>that's an understatement, eliot. >> i want my leg, can't you under? can't you under that? all i'm saying is i want to be treated like a human being. i fought for my country. i'm a vietnam veteran! >> jennifer: tom cruise played aviette number vet in "born on the fourth of july," but he could have easily been playing a veteran from iraq and afghanistan. these men and women have made incredible sacrifices here are the statistics. those who enlisted 9/11, 9.7%. nearly 450,000 recent veterans have been diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder. young veterans, they're four times as likely to commit suicide as non-veterans. the numbers are stunning, but what are we actually doing to address these deeply troubling statistics? joining
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Nov 12, 2012 9:00pm PST
of heroic, but the obstacles that our veterans face back here in america is nothing short of tragic. we'll shift our focus over to what must be done to help our returning veterans here at home. that's next stay w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w right by those who gave their lives to for this country nearly 70 years ago. [ piano plays ] troy polamalu's going deeper. ♪ ♪ and so is head & shoulders deep clean. [ male announcer ] with 7 benefits it goes deep to remove grease, gunk and flakes. deep. like me. [ male announcer ] head & shoulders deep clean for men. ♪ ♪ then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...allstate safe driving bonus check? what is that? so weird, right? my agent, tom, said... [ voice of dennis ] ...only allstate sends you a bonus check for every six months you're accident-free... ...but i'm a woman. maybe it's a misprint. does it look like a misprint? ok. what i was trying... [ voice of dennis ] silence. ♪ ♪ ask an allstate agent about the safe driving bonus check. are you in good hands? 1c (vo) cenk uygur is m
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Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
or one department of a store in north america that is union represented today. then in 2005, 2006, they shifted tactics and ran basically a public relations and political campaign against walmart out of washington. that had some pressure effect on walmart. what's happening now is somewhat different in that what's happening is that they're organizing -- they're trying to disrupt walmart organizing walkouts of workers outside the stores. it is much harder to suppress that than unionization votes but the question is whether enough workers will have the courage and are angry enough to actually walk out and it is possible they will but it's hard to envision right now. because they have -- it has been pretty small. >> jennifer: we'll see what happens on friday. obviously it is getting a lot of publicity. you never know whether something like that has an impact long-term. how is it that walmart has been allowed to do this to workers for years? i don't know if even they could be subject to penalties that might force them to ch
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Nov 30, 2012 3:00pm PST
me sometimes is the knowledge that we here in america, in our current time and place, we have all the knowledge. we are the leaders internationally in observing these place from the ground, and observing how climate change is changing the world from ocean bowies to research slips to lied on the ground, it's just that they've been trying to ignore the tangible information and evidence that the best minds of our time are accumulateing and amassing. it grieves me to think that somebody in such an influential leadership position has been so eagerly and aggressively denying what has been a clear and obvious charge to our society and the rest of the world. >> jennifer: i cannot tell you documenting clear evidence that anybody can on who is not a sciencest or earth prognosticator. thank you. that's called "chasing ice." thank you for joining me in "the war room." >> thank you. >> jennifer: climb change is devastating. the question is now what do we do about it? that is right in jefferey sachs' white house and he he will he be joining us next. we'll be right back. people when i'm upset. d
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Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
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